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Primal Food PHOTO-Journal: turquoisepassion

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  • Primal Food PHOTO-Journal: turquoisepassion

    Hi everyone. I just started easing into the Primal lifestyle about a month or so ago. My favorite things to eat a few years ago were pasta/noodles, pizza, and BREAD. I gradually ate those items less and less before discovering PB just from what I learned from my biochemistry degree. However, I found myself in a food rut due to the self-perceived "limited food choices" and my limited budget (whee law student!).

    I'm challenging myself to come up with more Primal-friendly recipes. So, this journal will be mostly pictures of FOOD. I hope this will force me to come up with both new and balanced Primal meals. I love to cook cuisine from my birthplace once in awhile...which is a fusion of Middle Eastern and Chinese there will be quite a bit of lamb and lots of spices.

    I am letting myself eat clean starches (sweet potatoes, potatoes, rice) sparingly on days when I do my most challenging workouts. My body doesn't handle milk/cream very well but does fine on yogurt/cheese. I am not eating legumes other than green beans/peas (since Mark did a post on how they're okay to consume). My 20% is usually clean starches, dark chocolate or peanut butter.

    To start off, I already have a few pictures from the past month.


    (the "burger bun" and "pizza crust" were made with a coconut flour dough recipe)

    I need to stop eating so much cheese...
    HCLF: lean red meat, eggs, low-fat dairy, bone broth/gelatin, fruits, seafood, liver, small amount of starch (oatmeal, white rice, potatoes, carrots), small amount of saturated fat (butter/ghee/coconut/dark chocolate/cheese).

    My Journal: gelatin experiments, vanity pictures, law school rants, recipe links

    Food blog: GELATIN and BONE BROTH recipes

    " The best things in life are free and the 2nd best are expensive!" - Coco Chanel